The Redmi Note 10 Pro is an upgrade on the Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G (also known as Mi 10i 5G). You get quite interesting features in this one, such as a 120Hz OLED display, 108MP main camera and dedicated symmetrical speakers, a larger 5020mAh battery, NFC, FM radio, IR blaster, a 3.5mm jack, IP53-rated for dust and water protection, and the microSD expansion. Some of these are quite impossible to find on smartphones these days. Let’s take a look at the spec table below:
|XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 10 PRO|
|Dimensions||164 x 76.5 x 8.1 mm (6.46 x 3.01 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||193 g (6.81 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame
IP53, dust and splash protection
|Display||AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10, 450 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)|
|Screen Size||6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~85.6% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)|
|Glass Type||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|OS||Android 11, MIUI 12|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM7150 Snapdragon 732G (8 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Main Camera||108 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.52″, 0.7µm, dual pixel PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
|Selfie Camera||16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm|
|Sound||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|NFC||Yes (market/region dependent)|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Li-Po 5020 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 33W, 59% in 30 min (advertised)|
|Colors||Onyx Gray, Glacier Blue, Gradient Bronze|
BUILT & DISPLAY
This is one of the few Redmi smartphones that feature an IP rating for water and dust resistance. With a glass sandwich design, there’s a flat GG 5 on the front and a more curved glass on the rear sandwiched by a plastic frame instead of aluminum.
The smartphone has a glossy finish thus is very slippery and one will need a case. Situated right at the very top of the display embedded in the bezel is the earpiece grille. This is also used as a stereo speaker during media play or gaming. At the top center you will also find a punch-hole for the 16MP selfie camera.
There’s a 6.67 inch 120Hz AMOLED display, with a resolution of 1080 x 2400px, 20:9 aspect ratio and 395ppi. Instead of an in-display fingerprint scanner, there’s a side-mounted always-on sensor. The same is used as a Power/Lock key.
On the back is the camera bump with two layers with the bottom layer containing the LED flash, and what seems to be laser-autofocus tech. The top layer contains the four cameras.
The biggest one is on top – the main 108MP camera (by Samsung). Below are the 5MP macro cam with a telephoto lens and the 2MP depth sensor. Lastly is the 8MP ultrawide-angle shooter. At the top of the phone is an IR blaster, speaker grille, second mic and the now scarce 3.5mm jack while the bottom has the second speaker, OSB-C port, and mouthpiece.
The Xiaomi Redmi note 10 Pro boots the Android 11 with the MIUI 12 skin out the box. Powering the smartphone is the Snapdragon 732G chip, the same one that is inside the Poco X3 NFC. The octa-core processor has two Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76) cores clocked at 2.3 GHz, and six Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55) ones, working at 1.8 GHz.
There’s an Adreno 618 on board coupled with options of either 64GB and 128GB UFS2.2. Memory-wise, you get a 6GB LPDDR4 RAM for both storage options, and according to GSMArena a limited 8GB RAM + 128GB storage is expected to launch. Check out how it did in the GeekBench and Antutu 8 test.
Present on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro is a quad camera set-up with the main camera being a 108MP with 0.7µm pixels and f/1.9 6P lens. This one does not have OIS and supports Night Mode.
Then there’s an Ultrawide shooter which uses an 8MP sensor behind f/2.2 lens. The focus is fixed at infinity. Next is the Macro Snapper which uses a 5MP OmniVision sensor telemacro f/2.4 lens with Autofocus and works with distances of 3cm and 10cm. The last camera is the depth sensor and is a 2MP shooter.
On the front, as mentioned earlier, is a 16MP sensor with a wide f/2.4 lens. Check out the real life camera performance here.
BATTERY & CHARGING
Powered by the 5020mAh battery- more than enough juice to get you through any day. Not to worry about Fast charging abilities as the phone ships with a 33W adapter and a 3A-rated USB-C cable.